Upper Jaw Teachings of the Aotearoa, Te Tairaawhiti Maaori Tribes.
Te Pou Whakapapa Te Ao Tangata
Te Iho Tangata
After the creation of the children of Ranginui and Papatuuaanuku it was decided by the children to create Te Iho Tangata.
Morning and Evening Karakia
TE POU RIMA KAAWHAKAORO MAAORI
There are five Pou which combine to create Te Whare Kaawhakaoro:-
Korowai o Ngaa Atua
Taane te Waananga a Rangi appointed some of his elder brethren to be stationed both on the back and front of their common parent Ranginui, thus:
Uru te Ngangana
THE MAAORI CALENDAR
Maaramataka is a system of calendar time keeping for the Maaori tribes of Aotearoa (New Zealand).
As a time keeping system Maaramataka is quite unique in that it is a four-fold system incorporating the Solar Calendar, the Lunar Calendar, the Seasonal Calendar and the Celestial Calendar.